Organized and Productive Living

Composting with Kids: Earth Day Action Step

Saturday is Earth Day. In schools across the country, kids are learning about the environment and global warming and how important it is to take steps now to protect the future. They will read books, watch short videos, and participate in activities designed to foster awareness, promote activism, and encourage conversations. They will also worry.… Continue reading Composting with Kids: Earth Day Action Step

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Garden Planning in a Journal, Bullet or Otherwise

The best kept gardening secret has nothing to do with soil temperature or crop rotation schedules. It’s not how to keep aphids off your cherry tree, or how to prevent blossom end rot on squash plants. While these are all great things to know, the best tip I can share with you is to keep… Continue reading Garden Planning in a Journal, Bullet or Otherwise

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Spring Garden: Planning a New Garden

Every year, around mid-winter, I get the itch to plan a new garden. Catalogues start arriving in the mail from Gurney’s, Burpee, and several others that I cannot recall. I pour through the pages, flagging flowers I’d like to add to my garden, or shrubs I think would look lovely in my yard. I dream… Continue reading Spring Garden: Planning a New Garden